RE: gotta love sky sports
And sky coverage is crap in comparison to channel 4 for cricket. Its boring. I think you'll also find that the beeb get the other sports because they can't afford the big sports like cricket, big rugby matches or football. The cricket had only stayed on terrestrial becuase it was on the protected lists of sports that had to be. When it was removed it was inevitable that it would be lost. Remember channel four is a commerical station, they can afford a lot more for the cricket that the BBC can and even they had no chance keeping the cricket.